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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.49/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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An instant favorite with the brewers and staff! Our take on this classic recipe brings forward sweet chocolate and toffee notes, backed by a roasted coffee aroma.

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3.7
Marheb (5900) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 26, 2016
(En fût à la source): Des céréales vives, une présence mocha soutenue et un angle anisé sur une charpente moyenne.

3.2
batneil (737) - - AUG 31, 2015
Dark brown with a hint of red. Creamy light brown head. Malty flavour. Pretty good.

3.5
Dogbrick (13389) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 28, 2015
On draught at TK’s Pizza in Tehachapi. Brown-black pour with a medium foamy beige head that recedes steadily to a dense film. Patchy lacing on the glass. Aroma of roast malt, chocolate and coffee. Medium body with flavors of chocolate malt, mild coffee and a touch of earthy hops. The finish is sweet with a malty aftertaste. Decent overall.

3.4
monk191 (2023) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 2, 2015
A nice smoky porter. Pours a deep black with a tan head. Smells of coffee and vanilla, hint of nuttiness. Taste is creamy, with lots of coffee, smoked sausage and vanilla. Bit of a strange malty finish. Had on tap at the brewery.

3.5
Ron (4060) - Rochester, New York, USA - JUL 22, 2015
On tap at the Brewpub during our trip around the lake. Nice thick dark black/brown pour. Small head, good lace. Aroma of coco and sweet malt. Good body on this rich coco and sweet malt tasting brew. Of course it gets richer as it warms.

3.4
slowrunner77 (12456) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 25, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 19, 2016 "Pretty spot on in the description. Sweet chocolate, toffee, and coffee...but... Kinda Simple and looks and drinks like a nice, chocolatey brown ale rather than a porter. It’s nice, though, and I may up my score upon repeat tastings." Just called Porter on the last visit. Much better than the original 3.2.

3.6
Homer321 (5142) - Melboring, Florida, USA - JUL 23, 2014
Draft at restaurant in Tahoe City. Dark chocolate and coffee in the nose, some milky sweetness. Taste is chocolate mostly, with just a hint of coffee and a drying finish. solid beer!

3.4
skoisirius (1909) - Earth, Washington, USA - AUG 31, 2013
Draft at the brewpub. Almost can’t see through brown black pour. Smooth and light, easy sipping, hints of milk chocolate and muffled roast. Session!

3.2
bb (9657) - Alamo, California, USA - MAR 11, 2013
Draft. Mahogony beer with a cream head. Sweet malt and chooclate aroma. Caramel and light chooclate flavor with light toffee and sweet malt. Medium bodied. Caramel and light chooclate lingers with light toffee.

3.4
marcus (10471) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAR 2, 2013
On tap at Capital Beerfest. Pours near black with a modest tan head and a treacle aroma. There is a medium-bodied chocolate and treacle flavor with a dry finish.


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